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Nov 17, 2022

Subsidies for Beginning Farmers: Should We Bet the Farm?

In a new report for the American Enterprise Institute, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Barry Goodwin discussed the concerns regarding the increased average age of principal farm owners.

Oct 3, 2022

Economics Alumnus Wins CALS Outstanding Alumni Award

2022 CALS Outstanding Alumni Award Recipient James "Jim" Owens discusses his academic and professional journey and the opportunities he has had to give back to NC State.

Sep 29, 2022

Meet Michael Best, New Director of The Executive Farm Management Program

As current Director Blake Brown prepares to retire at the end of this year, Michael Best will take on the role of director of The Executive Farm Management Program.

Aug 29, 2022

NCSFMRA Members Tour Shenandoah Valley Agriculture

A field report on this year's North Carolina Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers summer tour, written by Assistant Extension Professor Andrew Branan.

Nov 15, 2021

Inflation & Biden: Alarm Bells Not Ringing Loud Enough, Economist Warns

WRAL TechWire reached out to N.C. State economist Dr. Mike Walden for his reaction on the rapidly unfolding debate about inflation as it sparks to levels not seen in decades.

Jun 14, 2021

New Job Openings Announced in ARE; Now Accepting Applications

Two new job openings demonstrate the department's commitment to its entrepreneurship program and helping farmer's boost their financial literacy and in turn profitability. 

Oct 31, 2018

Boys to Lead Grant on Insurance as a Tool for Food Safety & Risk Management

A new initiative lead by ARE faculty will explore the use of insurance as a tool for food safety risk management.

Sep 21, 2018

Executive Farm Management Program Expanding in 2019

The Executive Farm Management Program that started in North Carolina is growing, with some of the Southeast’s leading management experts joining the NC State and East Carolina University team that launched the program last year.

May 18, 2018

Brown and Gould: Pesticide Resistance Needs Attention, Large-Scale Study

To slow the evolutionary progression of weeds and insect pests gaining resistance to herbicides and pesticides, policymakers should provide resources for large-scale, landscape-level studies of a number of promising but untested approaches for slowing pest evolution.

May 8, 2018

Economic Perspective: Income Challenges on the Farm

Farming is really now an international business, and so as a consequence we see big swings in farm income.